Cassin’s Finch Photo Gallery
Take a hike along a mountain trail through the wests evergreen forest for a chance at observing a Cassin's Finch in the wild.
What does the Cassin’s Finch look like?
Cassin's Finches are small songbirds. They have peaked heads, short tails and conical bills. Adult males have brownish pink upper bodies and paler lowers. A brilliant red crown easily distinguishes them. Females and juveniles are streaked brown with white streaked under bodies. Both sexes have streaked under tails and thin white eye-rings.
Cassin’s Finch Habitat
Cassin’s Finch Facts
Cassin's Finches are showy songbirds of the west's evergreen forests. They are impressive mimics and often add other songbird tunes to their repertoire. Males get their red crowns from carotenoid pigments from food they consume. They are commonly observed at salt deposits in forests. They breed in a semi colonial fashion, often with nests few meters apart.